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Justice studies is an innovative social science and liberal arts program that examines contemporary social justice in a variety of contexts, including inequality, race, gender, citizenship, indigeneity and other significant areas.
This program provides a broad approach to understanding justice including the legal system as well as wider social contexts. The BA program provides students the kind of broader perspective required in today's workforce, through a liberal arts focus and the requirement to enroll in language courses.
As so many social justice issues occur across countries and cultures, this equips students with a dynamic knowledge of the world's justice systems and gives them the skills to create meaningful, real-world change.
Justice Studies (BA)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, The College of
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Many graduates go on to law school, graduate school or other professional degree programs. Students emerge from this program with knowledge and skills designed to bring social justice concerns to their professional careers. Program graduates work in a variety of fields, including:
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers||7%||$61,050|
|Criminal Investigators and Special Agents||4.5%||$79,970|
|Police Identification and Records Officers||4.5%||$79,970|
|Investment Fund Managers||8%||$105,610|
|Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates||5.6%||$133,840|
|Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators||10.4%||$60,670|
|First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||6.6%||$87,910|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).